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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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1,1-Dichloroethane

South Huntington Water Department

1,1-Dichloroethane is used in industrial chemical synthesis; in plastics, paint, varnish and finish removers; and as a pesticide. It can cause cancer.

 

23

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012N/A00N/A
20132.05 ppb54ND - 4.10 ppb
20141.000 ppb83ND - 2.00 ppb
20151.55 ppb87ND - 3.10 ppb
20161.55 ppb11ND - 3.10 ppb
20171.10 ppb11ND - 2.20 ppb

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 3 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 3 ppb for 1,1-dichloroethane was defined by the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment as a public health goal, the level of a drinking water contaminant that does not pose a significant health risk. This health guideline protects against cancer.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2013-09-102.05 ppb
2013-11-19781560.180 ppb
2013-11-19900270.110 ppb
2013-11-20781420.110 ppb
2013-11-2078137ND
2014-04-1578121 0420140.160 ppb
2014-05-12UCMR3 EP013ND
2014-05-12UCMR3 EP016ND
2014-05-12UCMR3 EP012ND
2014-05-1478137 05/14/2014ND
2014-05-14UCMR3 EP0070.0870 ppb
2014-05-16UCMR3 EP015ND
2014-09-171.000 ppb
2015-01-2378148 012015ND
2015-01-2378132 0120150.0310 ppb
2015-01-2678152 0120150.230 ppb
2015-04-2378130 420150.190 ppb
2015-07-2778132 720150.410 ppb
2015-07-2778148 720150.0470 ppb
2015-10-2178130 10150.880 ppb
2015-10-231.55 ppb
2016-09-061.55 ppb
2017-10-051.10 ppb